Henry Enfield Roscoe

Translated title of the contribution: Henry Enfield Roscoe

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Abstract

Henry Enfield Roscoe (1833–1915), together with Robert Bunsen, his mentor, carried on fundamental research in photochemistry, determining its laws and quantitative effects. His most important studies were on the chemistry of vanadium, uranium, tungsten, and molybdenum, their oxides and oxychlorides, carrying on, for the first time, their synthesis and separation. He also did important studies on public heath. His academic activities transformed Owens College (Victoria University) into the leading chemistry school in Britain.

Translated title of the contributionHenry Enfield Roscoe
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)240-248
Number of pages9
JournalEducacion Quimica
Volume27
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Oct 2016

Keywords

  • Education
  • Niobium
  • Photochemistry
  • Public health
  • Tungsten
  • Vanadium

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